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Wabash is a township in Parke County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Wabash. For links to other places called Wabash, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wabash is 39.732N. The longitude is -87.333W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 839.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wabash demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Parke County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47860 ZIP code.
23% of Wabash residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wabash ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wabash was $15,091, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Wabash residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wabash, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.
Parke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wabash political report.
The average commute time for Wabash workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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